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Kate Report 17 Feb 2006 19:03

Have you not got another branch you can work on in the meantime? Kate.


Ian Report 17 Feb 2006 19:28

Yes I have a few that I've reached dead ends at the moment. The main one I'd like to search is Gill as that's my name but it doesn't go very far until I run into difficulties due to the sheer amount of them. It goes Ronald Gill (30/11/1924) = Sylvia Knapp (15/4/1930) John Thomas Gill (b. Liverpool) = Annie Gill Unfortunatley that's it. Although I've not gone through the freebdm yet due to researching the other part of the tree.


Zoe Report 17 Feb 2006 19:43

Ian tip from an old hand - if you get well and truly stuck on one line and can't go any further back - leave it for a bit. trust me - a couple of weeks being ignored and the long passed rellies get so upset at being neglected next time you look up they pop. I'd also suggest waiting until you get this certificate through - you don't want to waste time searching for the wrong information when you could be breaking down your other walls. I'm all for speed genealogy - I think it's great how quickly you can get results so fast online - especially with the expertise of teh peopel on here - but sometime syou nee dto take a 'Hamlet' moment in your research and wait for the info to come Zoe

Mhairi Queen of Scots

Mhairi Queen of Scots Report 17 Feb 2006 19:43

Hey Just thought i'd add something. If the family that has been found on the census is yours then these might be the births. 1. GEORGE HERBERT YOUNG - International Genealogical Index Gender: Male Birth: 14 JUL 1862 Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland 2. HENRY YOUNG - International Genealogical Index Gender: Male Birth: 26 AUG 1860 Blythswood, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland 3. JANE YOUNG - International Genealogical Index Gender: Female Birth: 17 DEC 1855 Central District, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland Parents - John Young and Jane Hall. Plus a possible marriage JOHN YOUNG JANE MARIA HALL Marriage: 23 JUL 1854 Barony, Lanark, Scotland Now if they'd just married 6 months later then you would have been able to get both sets of parents. I hate in when they do that. Hope this helps in someway. With the year/area you should be able to get Henry's birth cert on scotlandspeople - if he's your guy Mhairi


Ian Report 17 Feb 2006 20:53

Mhairi - Thanks for that you've helped a great deal. I've used your details and done a search and it looks like George and Henry moved to London while Jane moved to Northumbria. George seems to be living with someone called Eliza. I haven't been able to check Henrys details as I ran out of credits on Ancestry. It seems a bit strange that later on Henry is living with a Ellen who appears in the searches for births and marriage as Eliza. Maybe she took the name of Eliza to stop confusion over here and Georges wife. Henry and Georges mother Jane is also living with Henry at an earlier point. Then whatever happens to split them up Jane (mother) seems to have gone to Northumbria. Can't wait till the girlfiend goes to bed so I can sneak a few more credits onto ;)

Mhairi Queen of Scots

Mhairi Queen of Scots Report 17 Feb 2006 20:56

Ian - Why sneak? There are plenty of people on here who are more than willing to do census look ups for you. Plus BMD records are free at the moment. Glad to help Mhairi


Ian Report 18 Feb 2006 04:56

Mhairi - Why sneak? Because we're getting married in a few months and apparently the money I've spent can be spent on more important things. ;) How come people on here have look ups available? Are you all that flushed with cash you don't mind paying out for searches for other people. Are you that addicted? :) It's nearly 5am and I've just got back from work so if there are some people willing to search then the names you've provided would be great to wake up to in the morning/afternoon. George H, Henry and Jane in the 1891/1881 census or anywhere there's information really. I'm prepared to do it myself in the afternoon so don't go out of your way. *Goes to bed thinking about how certain people here have restored his faith in humanity compared to the thousands of drunks he's dealt with tonight that had ruined his faith in the first place.*


Patricia Report 18 Feb 2006 09:20

Ian I have to tell you something exciting. I've found Henry and Ellen on the 1901 census at 8 Baldwins Place Holborn and their neighbours the Noonans are my great uncle and his family! In 1881 Henry Young with his mother, brother and sister at 12 Mortimer St Marylebone. Mother was an employment agent, sister Jane a teacher, Henry and George both clerks. !n 1891 Henry is in Paddington with wife Ruby.I can't find the street address. I put exactly the same information into Ancestry for each census and he was the best match every time.


Elaine Report 18 Feb 2006 09:39

Is this the family on 1881 Jane Clark abt 1851 Auckuidoire Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Ann Inglis abt 1843 Lanarkshire, Scotland Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Emily Major abt 1863 Plymouth, Devon, England Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Ann Mcallister abt 1841 Bloomsbury Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Ada Morris abt 1863 Plymouth, Devon, England Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England John Perkins abt 1844 Windsor, Berkshire, England Servant 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Louisa Perkins abt 1849 Westminster Servant 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Rebecca Rubee abt 1842 Cork, Ireland Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Mary Jane Whyte abt 1833 Bedfordshire, England Lodger 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England George Herbert Young abt 1862 Lanarkshire, Scotland Son 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London,England Henry Young abt 1860 Lanarkshire, Scotland Son 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Jane Young abt 1830 Whickham, Durham, England Head 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Jane Young abt 1856 Lanarkshire, Scotland Daughter 12 Mortimer St, Marlebone, London, England Occupations Jane senior employer / agent Jane junior teacher Henry clerk upholsters George Herbert clerk advertising agency


Diana Report 18 Feb 2006 09:41

I cross referenced census entries by copy and pasting the info into an excel spread sheet on my computer. I searched for Alexander Ross (using a broad birth date range copied those pages into excel Then did the same for his daughter Margaret (I knew her birth range) then I sorted the information by the census page reference number column and that way came up with 4 hits where the two entries were the same - to actually look at the census pages. - lots of work I agree but better than paying for the view of each census page to see if father and daughter were together. My point is that they have the information in their database - it would not take a rocket scientist to offer a 'people on the same page' search thus helping broader searches for families - they could still charge I dont understand why they dont do it - after the data input has already been done! Diana


Elaine Report 18 Feb 2006 09:41

1891 Eliza Young abt 1865 St Pancras, London, England Wife Islington London George H Young abt 1863 Scotland Head Islington London George´s occupation advertising agent


Elaine Report 18 Feb 2006 09:46

1891 Henry Young abt 1861 Scotland Head Paddington London Horace A Young abt 1890 Paddington, London, England Son Paddington London Jane Young abt 1829 Whickham, Durham, England Mother Paddington London Rose A Young abt 1863 Islington, London, England Wife Paddington London Henry´s occupation warehouseman


Kate Report 18 Feb 2006 10:42

I still say stop until you get the certificate. Many people have been down this path, tracing somebody back several generations online and then when the certificate arrives they find out they have been wasting their time with the wrong people! They will all still be there when the certificate arrives! Hopefully, when you get it, it will give the name and occupation of Henry's father and then you can find his birth on Scotland's People which will give you his birthplace, perhaps you will find him on one or more censuses on Scotland's People, then you will be better informed to trace him forwards again to England. Kate.


Patricia Report 18 Feb 2006 10:44

Found Eliza Helen Allbrook in 1891 with her family living in a cottage behind 73 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. Her age is given as 9 so she would only have been 19 in 1901. Perhaps she had to wait until 1903 to marry without her parents consent. She was the only match I could find for Ellen/ Eliza Ellen/ Eliza Helen. Her father was a chimney sweep.


Patricia Report 18 Feb 2006 11:05

This is the birth reg for Eliza Ellen! July-Sept 1881 Allbrook Eliza Ellen Chelsea 1a 315


Ian Report 18 Feb 2006 16:30

I can't thank you all enough. I'm going to take the advice of Kate and wait until the certificate arrives. I'll concentrate on the other parts of the family tree until then however there seems to be a lot of information linking youngs all together. How far back do the Scottish registers go and how do we go about searching before those dates till we get to William Wallace or some other famous Scot that I've just got to be related too. :)


Julie Report 18 Feb 2006 16:40

I think it is wise to wait until you have more info. It will be a lot cheaper in the end. As I have said before I do all my research on Scotlands people and after talking with others it seems to be one of the cheapest once you know how to use the site. Th e advantage is I don't have to send of for certs after 1855 on any of the bmd or census as I can print straight from the site and it gives a lot of info. If I can be of help when you get more info let me know.


Ian Report 18 Feb 2006 17:48

I've just remembered I was told that my granddad Henry Charles Laurence (Maybe Lawrence) Young recieved an MBE at some point but it was stolen during a break in a decade ago from my grandma's house. At least that's what my memory tells me so it could be completley different now. Is there a list of all that were awarded MBE's.


Kate Report 18 Feb 2006 23:16

Yes, Scots Origins is a free site that offers an alternative way of searching the Scottish section of the IGI. Kate.


Ian Report 9 Mar 2006 14:12

Well well well. I'm glad I took the advice to wait for teh certificate to arrive. It arrived this morning and clears a few things up, ages, names etc I'm still not sure where it actually leads me though. Were we right or wrong? Marriage Date: Thursday 16th November 1903 Name and Surname: Age: Condition: Occ. Henry Peter Young 23 Bachelor Painter Eliza Ellen Allbrook 22 Spinster (Can't quite read) Address: 48 Margaret Street, Clerkenwell Fathers Name: Occupation: Henry William Young (Can't quite read) Looks like 'plan cutter' John Allbrook Chimney Sweep Witness: Charles James Allbrook Can't quite read second name but it looks like Laurna Butlin or something. Can anyone tell me if we found the correct people or point me in the right direction? Thanks in advance.